Overview

We have an exciting opportunity between June and early September perfect for college or university students to come and join the team at Forest Holidays.as a seasonal Site Assistant. working on a part time zero-hours contract basis, working between 12 to 32 hours per week, which will include evenings and weekends. The role is varied with no two days ever the same, experience is not required, just a willingness to learn and take on new challenges. In return we will offer you a competitive salary, a place to develop your skills and the chance to work in some of the UK’s most stunning forest environments.

If you are truly passionate about creating wonderful guest experiences, love the outdoors, and want a genuinely different career, you have come to the right place. At Forest Holidays, our purpose is to create authentic experiences in Britain’s amazing forests, connecting people, nature, and local communities.

The Site Assistant Role:

Open all year round and working for us during our busy periods like school holidays and Christmas, as a Site Assistant you will work within the Housekeeping Team and your responsibilities will include some or all of the following:

  • Cabin bed making
  • Preparing, packing and delivery of laundry to cabins
  • Emptying of cabin waste and recycling bags into designated exterior bins
  • Packing of used laundry in the cabin for collection
  • Litter picking
  • Clearing tables in the cafe or stocking the shop shelves
  • Cleaning our bikes in the bike store

Passionate about the little details, you’re the kind of person who gets how important cleanliness is. It’s what makes our guests return time and time again. You like to keep things spotless and are happy to work with our brand standards making sure every guest experience that Forest Feeling when they arrive at our location.

Successful applicants will receive an initial telephone interview where full details will be provided and any questions answered.

As our Site Assistant we can offer you:

  • Full training will be given and the opportunity to develop into a permanent role
  • Get paid early with Access Early Pay – a great help for covering the unexpected
  • Save on cabin breaks – pre-book a break with up to 20% off or travel last minute for just £50 a cabin. You also get a friends and family discount giving them 15% off all breaks
  • Enjoy subsidised meals with our team menu at the Forest Retreat
  • Plan for your retirement – join our pension scheme and we’ll pay a 5% contribution
  • Save on shopping bills with discounts from hundreds of brands with the Forest Rewards app

Our ideal Site Assistant:

We are looking for dynamic individuals who work with energy and enthusiasm to deliver on our exceptional brand standards making sure every guest experience that Forest Feeling. The ability to build good working relationships with colleagues and work to set timescales is essential. You will need to manage your daily schedule and be comfortable working on your own at times.

Our team:

  • show attention to detail
  • are great team players
  • are happy with working in an outdoor setting

At Forest Holidays, our purpose is to help people experience and reconnect with forests, each other and rural communities. Because these connections are good for people and good for nature.

We’re privileged to be situated in beautiful corners of the UK’s forests and employ over 700 people in rural communities. Our promise, hand in hand with our local partners, Forestry England, Forestry and Land Scotland and Natural Resources Wales is to help the forests thrive, so that they are better than ever for future generations.

We have 11 locations across the UK and we’re growing. We opened our most recent location at Delamere Forest in April 2021 and are due to open a new location in Garwnant, Brecon Beacons in winter 2022. Forest Holidays is a thriving company, whether you want to grow your experience, nurture meaningful connections or allow your wildest aspirations to bloom, here you’ll find jobs where you really CAN see the wood for the trees.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!